East Lansing, MI, March 09, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization dedicated to restoring freedom and independence through the gift of a specially adapted home, honored local home builder, Mayberry Homes, as its Building Partner of the Year at the International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas.
“The entire Mayberry Team is humbled by this award. For the sacrifice of our service men and women across this country, we did this out of gratitude and respect. It was an honor to participate in such a worthwhile cause,” said Karen Schroeder, Vice President of Mayberry Homes.
Mayberry Homes built a new, specially adapted home to accommodate the severe injuries SGT Jolly sustained while serving his country. Jolly was on his second deployment when he was left paralyzed from the waist down in an IED blast in Pakhabe’ Shana in Eastern Afghanistan on March 19, 2011. The home provides Jolly with maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently. Read more about Aaron’s story at www.hfotusa.org/jolly
In a letter to Mayberry Homes, Sergeant Aaron Jolly writes, “I know that it took many people coming together to help Homes for Our Troops to make this dream happen for me, but I especially want to thank Mayberry Homes for its role in coordinating all of the components of the build process including labor and materials to ensure my home was perfect. Furthermore, I wish to congratulate you all on your well-deserved honor of being chosen as this year’s Building Partner of the Year by Homes for Our Troops.”
About Mayberry Homes: Mayberry Homes was started in 2002 by Robert K. Schroeder and Karen J. Schroeder. Mayberry builds new homes in the greater Lansing area and Midland, Michigan. The company offers new home buyers a unique blend of old-world values and cutting-edge technologies. The result is a space and light-filled home that is both energy and cost-efficient. Visit us at www.MayberryHomes.com
About Homes for Our Troops: Homes for Our Troops is a national non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Taunton, Mass. founded in 2004. Homes for Our Troops mission is to build specially adapted homes for service members who have been severely injured in combat operations since September 11, 2001. All homes are built at no cost to the veteran through the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporate contributors. Homes for Our Troops has received a Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator. Visit us on the web at www.hfotusa.org